New York Times: Why have recent triathlon deaths occured during the swim portion?

Deaths Draw Attention to Triathlon Swim
While triathlon deaths remain rare, a puzzling resemblance is beginning to present itself: all recorded deaths in the last two years have happened during the swim portion of the event.
The New York Times, July 31, 2008

Bicycling: Do you believe? When our sporting heroes are accused of cheating, how do we choose sides?

Do You Believe?
When it comes to Tyler Hamilton, the most contentious–and, perhaps, most important–question isn’t if he’s guilty or innocent of doping, but why each of us has chosen a side.
Bicycling, November 2007

*It wasn’t a finalist, but this story was nominated for a national magazine award in 2008